UI MFA Program 30th Anniversary | August 23-24, 2024

Friday, August 23, 2024 - 6:00pm to Saturday, August 24, 2024 - 10:00pm

BookPeople of Moscow is honored to be the official book vendor for this event! We have a long history of working with the University of Idaho MFA program to host and organize author events, book sales, and signings, and are grateful for this partnership. We congratulate the MFA program, its directors, and all the students and alumni on reaching this important milestone.

•The book list is below. Please preorder online to reserve your copies to be signed during the festival in August, to help us make sure we have enough copies on hand. Many books are already in the store or on order and will be arriving soon. BUT please don't wait! Many books from independent presses can take weeks to arrive.

•Select "Pickup at Store" and we'll hold books for you at the store for you to pick up at your convenience until 4pm on Friday, August 23. Books that were preordered and not picked up before that time will be available for pickup at the reading events on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon and evening.

•Can't make it to the festival but still want signed copies? We can do that! Fill in your shipping information when you order the books, choose your shipping method, and we'll get them autographed for you during the festival before shipping them to you the following week in late August.

•This is not a complete list of all the books published by all the program faculty and alumni. If there is a title you are interested in ordering that you do not see here, please just use our book search tool on this website or send us a message, and we'll find out if we can get it for you.


 

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In the Night Field By Cameron McGill Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781936767656
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Published: Augury Books - June 1st, 2021

Cameron McGill's debut collection of poetry, In the Night Field, spotlights the effects of memory: its startling artistry, varied discontents, and casual fallibility.


Bloodshot Stories By Jeff P. Jones, Sunshot Press (Other) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781944977238
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Published: Sunshot Press - October 1st, 2018

FIRST PLACE -- 2017 SUNSHOT BOOK AWARD FOR PROSE

LONGLISTED -- 2019 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Short Story Collection


Love Give Us One Death: Bonnie and Clyde in the Last Days By Jeff P. Jones Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781680030976
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Published: Texas Review Press - October 25th, 2016

Bonnie and Clyde are the most famous outlaw pair in American history, children of the Dust Bowl, illicit lovers whose criminal run inspired fear and admiration in a country desperate for antiheroes. Their bloody path, spoking outward from their family homes in Dallas, ranged across the Southwest, the desiccated southern plains, and the Midwest.


Balsamroot: A Memoir By Mary Clearman Blew Cover Image
$26.34
ISBN: 9780806133225
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - June 23rd, 2021

Melding past and present into a moving narrative, Mary Clearman Blew imaginatively recreates the dry, dusty, sparsely populated Montana of the early homesteaders and of her aunt Imogene's young womanhood. Striving to understand why her aunt chose a life alone, away from the ranch where she grew up, Blew evokes the rigors of her own growing-up years.


Think of Horses: A Novel By Mary Clearman Blew Cover Image
$21.95
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Published: Bison Books - September 1st, 2022

2023 Western Heritage Award for the Western Novel 

At age seventeen Tam Bowen left her Montana home in disgrace after giving birth to a son out of wedlock. After working her way through college, she settled in Portland, Oregon, where she began making a living for herself and her son by writing soft-porn romance novels.


Lambing Out and Other Stories By Mary Clearman Blew Cover Image
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - August 14th, 2018

The short fiction of Mary Clearman Blew, set in Montana, reflects the brutality of the region as seen in the mountains, the severe weather, and the personal hardships of the people living there.


Waltzing Montana: A Novel By Mary Clearman Blew Cover Image
$21.95
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Published: Bison Books - March 1st, 2021

Midwife Mildred Harrington is riding back home one evening after checking on one of her pregnant neighbors when she stumbles upon an injured stranger.


All But the Waltz: A Memoir of Five Generations in the Life of a Montana Family By Mary Clearman Blew Cover Image
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - April 15th, 2001

In language reminiscent of the wild beauty of Big Sky Country, Mary Clearman Blew gives us a glimpse into the lives of her family as she traces their connection to Montana's natural and human landscape. Beginning with her great-grandparents' arrival in 1882 in Montana--still a territory then--Blew relates the stories that make up her life.


Sweep Out the Ashes: A Novel By Mary Clearman Blew Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781496216427
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Published: Bison Books - September 1st, 2019

2020 Spur Award Finalist from Western Writers of America

Diana Karnov came to Versailles to uncover secrets.


Jackalope Dreams (Flyover Fiction) By Mary Clearman Blew Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780803237681
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Published: Bison Books - September 1st, 2011

The departed men in her life still have plenty to say to Corey. Her father, a legendary rodeo cowboy who punctuated his lifelong pronouncements with a bullet to his head, may be the loudest. But in this story of Montana—a story in which the old West meets the new and tradition has its way with just about everyone—it is Corey’s voice we listen to.


This Is Not the Ivy League: A Memoir (American Lives ) By Mary Clearman Blew Cover Image
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Published: Bison Books - March 1st, 2013

Mary Clearman Blew’s education began at home, on a remote cattle ranch in Montana. She graduated to a one-room rural school, then escaped, via scholarship, to the University of Montana, where, still in her teens, she met and married her first husband.


Ruby Dreams of Janis Joplin: A Novel (Flyover Fiction) By Mary Clearman Blew Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496207586
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - September 1st, 2018

Music, whether a Debussy étude or Gram Parsons’s “Hickory Wind,” has been a constant in Ruby Gervais’s life. After Ruby helps fuel a paranoid fervor that spreads like wildfire throughout her rural Montana community, her home life deteriorates. As a sixteen-year-old high school dropout busing tables at the local bar two nights a week, her prospects are uncertain.


Forged in Fire: Essays by Idaho Writers By Mary Clearman Blew, Phil Druker Cover Image
$29.99
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - May 9th, 2005

Fire has always gripped our imaginations. To quote Mary Clearman Blew, "It warms us, frightens us, and entertains us." In Forged in Fire, Blew and coeditor Phil Druker have assembled twenty gifted writers who explore the element from various perspectives.


A Variable Sense of Things By Ron McFarland Cover Image
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Published: Cirque Press - December 29th, 2023

The teacher assigns her fourth-grade students to write "poems as lovely as trees," and they go at it, these students whose aspirations are a display board at the county fair.


Professor McFarland in Reel Time: Poems and Prose of an Angler By Ron McFarland Cover Image
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Published: Independently Published - September 9th, 2020

"The traumas of trout fishing, like all traumas, require not aimless thrashing and cursing, but grace."If you ever had any doubts that fishing is an art form, put on your wading boots and step lightly into the stream with Professor Ron McFarland.


Body Be Sound By Georgia Tiffany Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781645994916
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Published: Encircle Publications, LLC - November 17th, 2023

To read Body Be Sound is to step into the world of an observant poet. She misses nothing, from the way syrup flows inside a tightly packed jar of preserved tomatoes to how a manatee is feminized by the sea. More than anything, these luminous poems will fill you with wonder, a much-needed sentiment in these, or any other, times.


All This Divide By Jory Mickelson Cover Image
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Published: Spuyten Duyvil - April 19th, 2024

"The hard line of horizon draws the eye, always forward," writes Jory Mickelson as they guide us in this richly-drawn pastoral of the American West. Like Whitman, Mickelson celebrates the natural world in great detail both in its landscapes and in the people who inhabit them.


Sentence-Making By Grant Maierhofer Cover Image
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Published: Feral Dove Books - May 17th, 2024

Peripatet By Grant Maierhofer Cover Image
$23.00
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Published: Inside the Castle - August 14th, 2019

No trends. No fun. No praise. No blurbs. No trends. No fun. No praise. No blurbs. No trends. No fun. No praise. No blurbs. No trends. No fun. No praise. No blurbs. No trends. No fun. No praise. No blurbs. No trends. No fun. No praise. No blurbs. No trends. No fun. No praise. No blurbs.


Lrd By Grant Maierhofer Cover Image
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Published: Erratum Press - May 1st, 2024

LRD is the second in a trilogy of books of critifiction, exploring various unknowable musicians. The first, The Compleat Lungfish, was published by Apocalypse Party.


The Compleat Lungfish By Grant Maierhofer Cover Image
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Published: Apocalypse Party - February 22nd, 2022

This World. This world as it is right there now. Some instruments behind it there. The abrasive throat against it. Where to put it? Where to align these things with these other things? Patricia Lee Smith screaming. Who is there screaming now? The figure still standing, hovering over the microphone, and the room is circling around him in a sweaty fugue. Someone of the people.


Works By Grant Maierhofer Cover Image
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Published: 11:11 Press LLC - June 16th, 2020

Works is a collection, but also something new: it is a conversation between Maierhofer's early and contemporary writings that shares its title with douard Lev 's masterful experimental Works. It's a volume containing many books, with new introductions and emendations to make it a definitive and expansive heir to its previous components.


Grobbing Thistle By Grant Maierhofer Cover Image
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - July 2nd, 2016

Grobbing Thistle collects Grant Maierhofer's first poetry chapbook, Ode to a Vincent Gallo Nightingale (chosen by Dennis Cooper as a favorite work of 2013); a long poem dedicated to the life and work of Tim Dlugos, Seedbed; and a destroyed adolescent novel, GIVE UP.


Shame By Grant Maierhofer Cover Image
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Published: Fiction Collective 2 - September 12th, 2022

Shame is a daring exploration of the potential and limits of memory and self. Here we meet Grant Maierhofer at various points within his life then, now, and in the future as he investigates the sense of shame that haunts the course of his days.


Sins of the Bees: A Novel By Annie Lampman Cover Image
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Published: Pegasus Crime - September 1st, 2020

LitHub/CrimeReads best new debut selection

Popsugar Book Club best new thrillers selection

Winner of the 2020 American Fiction Award for Thriller: Crime from American Book Fest

Sins of the Bees blends natural majesty, mystery, and compelling characterizations to present the lives of two very different women and their tumultuous interactions


Finding Abbey: The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave By Sean Prentiss Cover Image
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Published: University of New Mexico Press - May 1st, 2015

When the great environmental writer Edward Abbey died in 1989, four of his friends buried him secretly in a hidden desert spot that no one would ever find. The final resting place of the Thoreau of the American West remains unknown and has become part of American folklore.


Crosscut: Poems (Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry) By Sean Prentiss Cover Image
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Published: University of New Mexico Press - February 15th, 2020

Sean Prentiss takes readers into what it means to be a rookie trail-crew leader guiding a motley collection of at-risk teens for five months of backbreaking work in the Pacific Northwest. It is a world where the sounds of trail tools--Pulaskis, McLeods, and hazel hoes--filter into dreams and set the rhythm of each day.


The Science of Story: The Brain Behind Creative Nonfiction By Sean Prentiss (Editor), Nicole Walker (Editor) Cover Image
By Sean Prentiss (Editor), Nicole Walker (Editor)
$132.00
ISBN: 9781350083882
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - January 9th, 2020

Bringing together a diverse range of writers, The Science of Story is the first book to ask the question: what can contemporary brain science teach us about the art and craft of creative nonfiction writing?


The Far Edges of the Fourth Genre: An Anthology of Explorations in Creative Nonfiction By Sean Prentiss (Editor), Joe Wilkins (Editor) Cover Image
By Sean Prentiss (Editor), Joe Wilkins (Editor)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781611861211
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Published: Michigan State University Press - March 1st, 2014

Though creative nonfiction has been around since Montaigne, St. Augustine, and Seneca, we’ve only just begun to ask how this genre works, why it functions the way it does, and where its borders reside. But for each question we ask, another five or ten questions roil to the surface. And each of these questions, it seems, requires a more convoluted series of answers.


Orientation and Other Stories By Daniel Orozco Cover Image
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 22nd, 2012

Breakfast's boiled egg, the overhead hum of fluorescent lights, the midmorning coffee break—daily routines keep the world running. But when people are pushed—by a coworker's taunt, a face-to-face encounter with a woman in free fall from a bridge—cracks appear, revealing alienation, casual cruelty, madness, and above all a simultaneous hunger for and fear of the unknown.


Through a Long Absence: Words from My Father's Wars (21st Century Essays) By Joy Passanante Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780814254240
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Published: Mad Creek Books - August 23rd, 2017

A 2017 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Silver Winner for Biography

Against the backdrop of World War II, Joy Passanante’s touching new book, Through a Long Absence: Words from My Father’s Wars, is the saga of a wartime medical unit, a passionate long-distance love, the making of a surgeon, and two first-generation American families.


My Mother'S Lovers: (A Novel) (Western Literature and Fiction Series) By Joy Passanante Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780874174953
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Published: University of Nevada Press - March 1st, 2002

Lake Rose Davis is the only child of former hippies who settled in a small Idaho mill town in the late 1960s. Her parents' eccentric lifestyle makes Lake an outcast among the children of the town, and the unspoken tensions among the adults of her parents' social universe puzzle and disturb her.


The Art of Absence By Joy Passanante Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780971726543
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Published: Lost Horse Press - September 8th, 2011

Daughter in Retrograde: A Memoir By Courtney Kersten Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780299317041
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - December 23rd, 2021

When she isn't eavesdropping on family gossip or gazing at taxidermy squirrels in smoky dives, Courtney Kersten charts the uncertainty of her midwestern homeland by looking to the stars and planets. As a teen she had plunged deep into the worlds of signs, symbols, and prophecy.


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The Entire Sky: A Novel By Joe Wilkins Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316475389
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 2nd, 2024

With echoes of Demon Copperhead and Plainsong, a poignant story about a troubled boy on the run, an aging rancher, and a woman at a crossroads, who find unexpected solace and kinship in the family they make.
 
With his long hair and penchant for guitar, teenage Justin is the spitting image of his idol, Kurt Cobain—a resemblance that has often marked him


Fall Back Down When I Die By Joe Wilkins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316475341
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Published: Back Bay Books - January 7th, 2020

For readers of My Absolute Darling and Fourth of July Creek, a "riveting and timely" Montana story about the unbreakable bond between a young man and the abandoned boy put in his care (Jess Walter), as old grievances of land and blood are visited upon them.


Native Voices: Indigenous American Poetry, Craft, and Conversations By CMarie Fuhrman (Editor), Dean Rader (Editor) Cover Image
By CMarie Fuhrman (Editor), Dean Rader (Editor)
$32.95
ISBN: 9781946482181
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Published: Tupelo Press - April 1st, 2019

“I write from a continuous space of erasure. Poetry was the one way that I was able to hold onto…my history, geography, and language.” — Craig Santos Perez, contributor
In this groundbreaking anthology of Indigenous poetry and prose, Native poems, stories, and essays are informed with a knowledge of both what has been lost and what is being restored.


Cascadia Field Guide: Art, Ecology, Poetry By Cmarie Fuhrman (Editor), Elizabeth Bradfield (Editor), Derek Sheffield (Editor) Cover Image
By Cmarie Fuhrman (Editor), Elizabeth Bradfield (Editor), Derek Sheffield (Editor)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781680516227
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Published: Mountaineers Books - February 13th, 2023

2024 Pacific Northwest Book Award Winner
2024 Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal in Anthologies
2023 Banff Mountain Book Award finalist in Mountain Fiction & Poetry
2023 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Gold Medal in Nature


Spinning Tea Cups: A Mythical American Memoir By Alexandra Teague Cover Image
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Published: Oregon State University Press - October 15th, 2023

In these quirky and richly told tales, Alexandra Teague brings readers along for the wild ride of her youth, traversing wide swaths of the American landscape in the company of a talking puppet, Victorian ghosts, and a family fueled by fantasy, dysfunction, and fierce love.


Mortal Geography By Alexandra Teague Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780892553587
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Published: Persea - April 26th, 2010

Winner of the 2009 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry.

Drawing on sources as varied as ESL classroom discussions, a colonial travelogue, and the Dungeons & Dragons Player’s Handbook, Alexandra Teague explores how language alternately empowers and fails us in this smart, searching, and accessible debut.


The Principles Behind Flotation: A Novel By Alexandra Teague Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781510739192
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Published: Skyhorse - January 15th, 2019

Echoing Swamplandial and Tell the Waves I'm Home, a perfect debut for anyone who's navigated the seas of adolescence and lived to tell the tale.

A.Z. McKinney is on the shores of greatness.


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The Wise and Foolish Builders: Poems By Alexandra Teague Cover Image
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Published: Persea - May 1st, 2015

A chilling exploration of American progress and its consequences, featuring Sarah Winchester (the rifle heiress) and her unsettling Mysterious House, with cameos by Houdini, Annie Oakley, Oliver Winchester, Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill and others.


Or What We'll Call Desire: Poems By Alexandra Teague Cover Image
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Published: Persea - August 20th, 2019

New poems that showcase high-art and popular culture, vamps and giant artichoke statues, and Freudian Disney dolls in a poignant exploration of cultural and personal legacies.


Eternal Sentences (Miller Williams Poetry Prize) By Michael McGriff Cover Image
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Published: University of Arkansas Press - March 3rd, 2021

Winner, 2021 Miller Williams Poetry Prize

Michael McGriff’s Eternal Sentences bears witness to the world of gravel roads, working-class families, and geographic isolation in poems that illuminate both common occurrence and the territories of the surreal.


Early Hour By Michael McGriff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781556595073
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - August 8th, 2017

"It's McGriff's] language that keeps you reading along, transfixed."--New York Times Book Review

"A lyricist at heart, McGriff is a masterful maker of metaphor." --Third Coast

"McGriff's vivid grit remains hard to gainsay."--Publishers Weekly


Dismantling the Hills By Michael McGriff Cover Image
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - September 3rd, 2008

WINNER OF THE 2007 AGNES LYNCH STARRETT POETRY PRIZE Dismantling the Hills is a testament to working-class, rural American life. In a world of machinists, loggers, mill workers, and hairdressers, the poems collected here bear witness to a landscape, an industry, and a people teetering on the edge of ruin.


Home Burial (Lannan Literary Selections) By Michael McGriff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781556593840
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - May 29th, 2012

"A lyricist at heart, McGriff is a masterful maker of metaphor."--Third Coast

"There is majestic beauty in these descriptions, and it is clear that McGriff honors this place as a place--not as mere setting, but as a distinct element of his verse."--Gently Read Literature


Black Postcards By Michael McGriff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780983231783
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Published: Willow Springs Books - March 30th, 2017

F*ckface: And Other Stories By Leah Hampton Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250259592
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 14th, 2020

Named a Best Book of 2020 by Slate, Electric Literature, and PopMatters

F*ckface is a brassy, bighearted debut collection of twelve short stories about rurality, corpses, honeybee collapse, and illicit sex in post-coal Appalachia.


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The True Account of Myself as a Bird (Penguin Poets) By Robert Wrigley Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143137245
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Published: Penguin Books - June 14th, 2022

From an award-winning poet, a new collection that endeavors to pass along what the things of the earth are telling us


Nemerov's Door: Essays By Robert Wrigley Cover Image
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Published: Tupelo Press - April 1st, 2021

Nemerov’s Door is a testament to what matters most in Robert Wrigley’s life: love, nature, wild country, music, and poetry. In his youth, Robert Wrigley had little interest in poetry; you even could call it an active disinterest.


Box (Penguin Poets) By Robert Wrigley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143130567
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Published: Penguin Books - March 28th, 2017

A powerful new collection from an acclaimed, award-winning poet

With nine previously published collections of poetry, Robert Wrigley has become one of his generation's most accomplished poets, renowned for his irony, power, and lucid style and for his ability to fuse narrative and lyrical impulses.


Anatomy of Melancholy and Other Poems (Penguin Poets) By Robert Wrigley Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2013

A powerful new collection from an award-winning poet Robert Wrigley has become one of his generation's most accomplished poets, renowned for his irony, power, and lucid style and for his ability to fuse narrative and lyrical impulses.


Beautiful Country (Penguin Poets) By Robert Wrigley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143118374
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Published: Penguin Books - September 28th, 2010

A powerful new collection from an award-winning poet.


Earthly Meditations: New and Selected Poems (Penguin Poets) By Robert Wrigley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143037798
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Published: Penguin Books - September 26th, 2006

One of his generation's most accomplished poets, Robert Wrigley is renowned for his ironic, powerful, and lucid style as well as his ability to fuse narrative and lyrical impulses. Earthly Meditations features nineteen original poems alongside a collection of sixty-one poems chosen from his first six books.


Lives of the Animals (Penguin Poets) By Robert Wrigley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142003459
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Published: Penguin Books - September 30th, 2003

Lives of the Animals takes us to that place where the boundaries between predator and prey, the observer and the observed, merge, reverse, become re-imagined. We find ourselves inside a story of death and life, witness to acts of survival so primal they seem less instinctive than passionate.


Reign of Snakes (Penguin Poets) By Robert Wrigley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780140589191
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 1999

Described by the late James Dickey as "one of the finest new poets to come along in years," Robert Wrigley fulfills that early promise with this, his newest collection. Reign of Snakes is a book about desire, the soul's desire as much as the body's.


In the Wilderness: Coming of Age in Unknown Country (Pulitzer Prize Finalist) By Kim Barnes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385478212
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Published: Anchor - February 17th, 1997

Poet Kim Barnes grew up in northern Idaho, in the isolated camps where her father worked as a logger and her mother made a modest but comfortable home for her husband and two children. Their lives were short on material wealth, but long on the riches of family and friendship, and the great sheltering power of the wilderness.


Hungry for the World: A Memoir By Kim Barnes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385720441
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Published: Anchor - March 20th, 2001

Fans of Educated by Tara Westover are sure to fall for this "beautifully written" narrative (The New York Times Book Review) of self-discovery and personal triumph from the author of the Pulitzer Prize–nominated memoir In the Wilderness.


A Country Called Home By Kim Barnes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307389114
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Published: Anchor - October 6th, 2009

A powerful novel of young love and rural isolation from the acclaimed author of In the Wilderness.


In the Kingdom of Men By Kim Barnes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307474698
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Published: Anchor - February 12th, 2013

Raised in a two-room shack by her strict Oklahoma grandfather, Gin Mitchell knows a better life awaits her when she marries hometown hero Mason McPhee. Even so, nothing can prepare her for what’s to come when Mason takes a job with the Arabian American Oil company in 1960s Saudi Arabia.
 


Thieve By Joe Wilkins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780899241661
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Published: Lynx House Press - December 31st, 2019

Thieve is a pointed, political book, though the politics here are local, particular, physically felt.


When We Were Birds: Poems (Miller Williams Poetry Prize) By Joe Wilkins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781557286970
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Published: University of Arkansas Press - March 1st, 2016

Finalist, 2016 Miller Williams Poetry Prize, edited by Billy Collins

In When We Were Birds, Joe Wilkins wrests his attention away from the griefs, deprivations, and high prairies of his Montana childhood and turns toward “the bean-rusted fields & gutted factories of the Midwest,” toward ordinary injustice and everyday sadness, toward the imminent birth of his


The Mountain and the Fathers: Growing Up in the Big Dry By Joe Wilkins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781619021617
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Published: Counterpoint - June 11th, 2013

The Mountain and the Fathers explores the life of boys and men in the unforgiving, harsh world north of the Bull Mountains of eastern Montana in a drought afflicted area called the Big Dry, a land that chews up old and young alike. Joe Wilkins was born into this world, raised by a young mother and elderly grandfather following the untimely death of his father.